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Jo-Ann Badley, PhD

Dean of Theology
Associate Professor of New Testament
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Jo-Ann’s research and teaching focus on reading the Bible for the community of faith. She teaches classes in Hermeneutics, Pauline Epistles, and Synoptic Gospels. She is a member of the Canadian Roman Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue. She reads biographies, creates through fabric arts, plays board games, and walks for exercise and pleasure.


PhD (Toronto School of Theology)
MCS (Regent College)
BA (University of Regina)

Signature Courses

  • Advanced Hermeneutics
  • Gospel of Mark
  • Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles
  • The Food Course

Select Publications

Broken Signposts: A Review of N.T. Wright’s History and Eschatology (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2019) The Other Journal, 31 (2020).
“What is Mary Doing in Acts? Confessional Narratives and the Synoptic Tradition.” In Maria, Mariamne, Miriam: Rediscovering the Marys, edited by Mary Ann Beavis and Ally Kateusz.
Scriptural Traces: Critical Perspectives on the Reception and Influence of the Bible 22.
“Making This a Holy Moment: A Good Friday Reflection.” The Other Journal, 31 (2020).